#Medical

LightStrike Germ-Zapping Robot Kills Infection-Causing Microbes in Hopstials

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Meet LightStrike - the robot making hospitals safer by zapping germs with UV rays. Across the world, hospitals are looking at innovative ways to battle deadly pathogens or kill antibiotic resistant infections. Saint Peter's University Hospital has taken a leap into the future with the implementation of a...

Meet the Drone that might one day save your life

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Sweden has started a drone trial which could allow emergency medical care to reach patients having a heart-attack ... before an ambulance even arrives. Every second counts when you are having a heart-attack because every minute a heart-attack continues a persons chances of survival drops by 10%. Cardiac...

Engineer Asier Marzo has created a sonic tractor beam … which you can build at home

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Have you ever wanted to create an acoustic tractor beam to allow you to move objects with sound? Engineer Asier Marzo has not only proved it is possible but produced a video walking you through how to create a tractor beam of your own. In December last year,...

Meet the Robotic Arm you can control with your mind.

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A team from the University of Minnesota have unveiled a Robotic Arm, which can reach and grasp real world objects, that you can be control using only your thoughts. Unlike similar projects, the new system requires no brain implant to operate. Patients are able to control it...

Meet the Smart Bandages that changes colour when they detect infections

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The University of Bath is leading a trail of smart bandages using samples from burns patients from four UK hospitals. The bandage works by changing colour when it detects an infection. Smart Bandage technology would allow doctors to detect infection earlier. This would improve treatment for burns patients...

How a bubbly drink inspired more effective cancer treatment

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Scientists are developing a bubbly drink for Cancer Research UK, that is packed with oxygen microbubbles which could make treatments more potent for hard to treat tumours like pancreatic cancer. The project is one of the first to be funded through the Cancer Research UK Pioneer Awards scheme....